Research course

Urban Science

University of Warwick · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and preferably an MSc in a related subject

Months of entry


Course content

We welcome applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates, both from the UK and overseas, to be part of our thriving research community. It is recommended that you contact a potential supervisor before applying to discuss your research options.

Research Groups

Human-Centred Computing:
Intelligent and Adaptive Systems; Social Media; Mobile Technologies; Computer Science Education; Health Informatics; Smart Cities.

Methodologies and Applications:

Computational Neuroscience; Bioimage Analysis; Digital Forensics; Multimedia Processing and Computer Vision; Intelligent and Adaptive Systems; Machine Learning and Biomedical Text Mining.

Systems and Software:

High Performance and Scientific Computing; Parallel and Distributed Computing; Communication Networks and Data Science; Software Tools; Fault Tolerant and Reliable Systems.

Theory and Foundations:

Algorithm Design and Analysis; Approximation, Online Algorithms and Constrained Optimisation; Automata Theory, Model Checking, Sublinear Algorithms and Combinatorics; Verification and Controller Synthesis. 

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page:

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585